PWYP Indonesia with the support of the Ford Foundation held a “Reversing the Resource Curse” program workshop; Jakarta, 16-18 April 2014; This activity is one part of a series of piloting program activities in 4 (four) oil-rich and mining-producing natural resource-rich districts in carrying out transparency initiatives to use revenue from extractive sector revenue-sharing funds for poverty reduction. These areas include The North Aceh Regency of NAD, Indragiri Hulu Regency, Bojonegoro Regency, and West Sumbawa Regency.

On this occasion, Yauri Tetanel, SAPA Program, as one of the speakers explained about poverty, social problems and multistakeholder participation (the concept of poverty and development problems, public participation and multistakeholder collaboration in poverty reduction, sharing SAPA program experiences). Meanwhile, Budi Raharjo, PATTIRO, another speaker explained the implementation of information disclosure and transparency of public bodies in the regions (institutionalization of the implementation of the Public Information Openness Act in public bodies, measurement of transparency outcomes and sharing of PATTIRO policy engagement experiences in public bodies in the regions).